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Cassian the Monk By Columba Andrew Stewart (Associate Professor of Theology, Associate Professor of Theology, St John's University, Minnesota)

Summary

This is a study of the life, monastic writings and spiritual theology of John Cassian (c.365-430). Cassian's writings were the bridge between eastern monasticism and the developing Latin monasticism of Southern Gaul, and exerted a major influence on the Rule of Benedict and the theology of Gregory the Great.

Cassian the Monk Summary

Cassian the Monk by Columba Andrew Stewart (Associate Professor of Theology, Associate Professor of Theology, St John's University, Minnesota)

This is a study of the life, monastic writings and spiritual theology of John Cassian (c.365-430). Cassian's writings were the bridge between eastern monasticism and the developing Latin monasticism of Southern Gaul, and exerted a major influence on the Rule of Benedict and the theology of Gregory the Great.

Cassian the Monk Reviews

Though eight years have elapsed since its publication, this remains an important book * Graham Gould, Theology *

About Columba Andrew Stewart (Associate Professor of Theology, Associate Professor of Theology, St John's University, Minnesota)

Columba Stewart is a Benedictine monk of Saint John's Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota, and Associate Professor of Theology at Saint John's University.

Table of Contents

Preface 1: Cassian the Monk 2: Cassian the Writer 3: Cassian the Theologian 4: Flesh and Spirit, Continence and Chastity 5: The Bible and Prayer 6: Unceasing Prayer 7: Experience of Prayer Appendix: Cassian on Monastic Egypt Notes Bibliography Index

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GOR009102054
9780195134841
0195134842
Cassian the Monk by Columba Andrew Stewart (Associate Professor of Theology, Associate Professor of Theology, St John's University, Minnesota)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press Inc
1999-09-16
302
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